David Lynn Manning

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

David Lynn Manning, 71, of Mt. Vernon, passed away March 9, 2016, at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born June 21, 1944, in Barry County, the son of the late Warren Robert and Mabel Christena (Bowsher) Manning.

He was a 1961 graduate of Cassville High School. He was an Inspector for Carnation/Silgan Containers in Mt. Vernon and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Vernon.

On April 3, 1965, he married Barbara Sue Allen, in Miller, and she survives.

Addistion survivors include: three daughters, Angela Fryer of Kaiserlautern, Germany, Christie Townley and her husband, Bruce, of Lockwood, and Elaine Wendler and her husband, Steve, of Mt. Vernon; one son, Nathan Manning and his wife, Edwina, of Mt. Vernon; and 10 grandchildren.

A funeral service under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon was held March 12 at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial was at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery.